Radford University - Recognition

Radford University continues to be recognized for the strength of its academic programs, the success of its sustainability efforts, and dedication to excellence.

 "Best Colleges and Universities in the Southeast"

– The Princeton Review, 2004-2020

"Best Regional Universities" in the South

– U.S. News & World Report, 2013-2020

"Top Public Schools" – South - #12

– U.S. News & World Report, 2020

Best Undergraduate Teaching Programs

– U.S. News & World Report, 2020

Most Admired Interior Design Schools

DesignIntelligence, 2019

Best Colleges for Criminal Justice

Niche.com, 2020

Best Colleges for Sports Management

Niche.com, 2020

Military Friendly School Designation

VIQTORY, 2020

"College of Distinction"

– Colleges of Distinction, 2019-2020

"Best Colleges for Your Money"

– MONEY, 2015-2019

"Best Colleges for Veterans - South"

– U.S. News & World Report, 2020

"Best RN Programs in Virginia"

– RegisteredNursing.org, 2019

"Best Business Schools"

– The Princeton Review, 2012-2019

"Top Green Colleges in the Nation"

– The Princeton Review, 2010-2019

“Top 50 Schools Offering Finance Degrees” – #15

– Study.com, 2019

“Best Value Journalism Program” in Virginia, Top 20 in U.S.

– College Factual, 2019

“Best Nursing Schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice”

– U.S. News & World Report, 2020

“Best Part-time MBA”

– U.S. News & World Report, 2020

“Best Master of Social Work” program

– U.S. News & World Report, 2020